Southern California as Wine Country? Going south in the Golden state does not mean that you are abandoning good wine.
By Zeke Quezada We know what we love to drink and we can often name the wine by varietal. Or
By Zeke Quezada Typically wine questions arise while drinking wine. The question of dry wine is no different. As I
12 Wine Words That You Should Know By Zeke Quezada These are a few wine words that should help your
The Emmy Awards always bring out the big, television stars in Hollywood. Before that happens, the pre-parties start! BuyWine.com spent
hope & grace is a small batch winery with a tasting room in Yountville featuring single-vineyard 100% varietal Pinot Noirs, Cabernet Sauvignons, Malbec, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay & Dry Riesling.
By Zeke Quezada The table was littered with wine bottles and surrounding these empties were a few wine snobs, a
By Zeke Quezada It was probably at least 10 years ago when I made a flagrant wine purchase. Well, I
Explore wine country off the beaten path, with an excursion on the roads less traveled.
Where will you drink wine in Napa Valley? These are the Wine Spectator magazine picks for best wine lists at restaurants in Napa.
Your getaway to wine country has to be complimented with a visit to Vista Colina Napa Valley where indulgence is redefined.
Summer is the time for road trips and you need to take one good look at the view from the edge of the Grand Canyon.
What is your mood when you decide to open a bottle of wine? Is it bright and fresh or moody
Learn About Wine By Zeke Quezada Wine 101 We love to drink wine but do we understand it? Why try
Telluride in the Summer can be about adventure, it can be about an intimate dinner or it can be about getting out of your comfort zone.
Monday, May 6, 2019, Actor and comedian George Lopez got all of his friends together for a friendly round of
In town for business? Do you have to be an adult or can you work in some Vegas fun in between business meetings?
Wine Country with Amy Poehler In honor of Rebecca (Rachel Dratch)’s 50th birthday, Abby (Amy Poehler) plans a scenic Napa
Treat Yourself To A Multi-course Menu in Las Vegas By Zeke Quezada The tasting menu is a treat that only
Here is a list of helpful pointers to remember when going wine tasting. I wrote this with a bit of
Yes, we have a book about wine “A Wine Education Made Easy” but you should have plenty of resources available
In a recent study by JaM Cellars… (Ok we get it, not big research think tank but anyone who makes
By Zeke Quezada As we push winter out the door and get our pool bodies ready the anticipation of what
These wine regions are both obvious and not so obvious. While everyone loves the idea of classic old world wines and
By Chrissie Walker San Sebastián is an attractive seaside city and municipality located in the Basque Autonomous Community of
Bucket List Worthy Beaches By Zeke Quezada Do you have a bucket list? No matter what time of the year
By Zeke Quezada I have to admit that I was drinking a splendid bottle of Cannonau and was surprised to
Drive along the Sea to Sky highway from Vancouver to Whistler and you’ll ponder the thought of relocation. Across the
With so much to be thankful during the holidays, one of our biggest treats is selecting the wine we will
Visit Warner Springs in Southern California By Krista Masella Winemakers in the Northern San Diego County town of Warner Springs
5 Reasons To Get To Las Vegas Right Now By Zeke Quezada Las Vegas is ever evolving but right now
Barcelona is not just about Rioja and Tapas and late nights discovering a culture that loves a good time. It’s also
The common theme I hear from people who first visit Chicago is, “Wow, everything is within walking distance.” When you
Thanksgiving is the time of the year when the anxiety is at a fever pitch because in-law and friends populate
If you love food and you have been thinking about how best to tackle the Las Vegas food scene we have a suggestion for you. Lip Smacking Foodie Tours of Las Vegas is the perfect activity to satisfy your hunger for good food and something to do in Las Vegas.
By Zeke Quezada Sunshine, beaches and palm trees swaying in the wind are the stereotypical vacation images but have you
By Chrissie Walker I recently visited beautiful Thailand for the very first time. I stayed in the charming Outrigger Laguna
Nestled into the heart of Downtown Napa, the Napa River Inn stands out as an upscale boutique hotel. Surrounded by
By Zeke Quezada Holbox Island was not convenient to get to. There is something about a journey to a destination.
There was a time when a high roller suite in Las Vegas was only a thing of legend. After all,
Thailand is a beautiful and magical country of charm and grace. Fringed by some of the best beaches in the
The Gibson is a refined Gin cocktail that feels fancy but is really as laidback as you want it to be.
By Zeke Quezada Travel is a virus that is quick to infiltrate your soul. So, why not let yourself go
Palm trees, beaches, and sunsets appear to be challenging to disregard when choosing a Hawaiian get-away, yet how can you
That moment when you arrive at a new destination your mind is cluttered with anticipation and excitement. You want to
When looking for a hotel in Las Vegas you’ll need to consolidate your thoughts. Focus on your vacation. Decide whether
The Palace Hotel in San Francisco has a history and elegance that lives up to its name. Established in 1875
By Zeke Quezada At the top of a trail sitting near the base of a waterfall on the edge of
Affordable vacations often come with a misnomer of being cheap or down market but you can have a great experience
By Chrissie Walker Tourists, and in particular American travellers, love France, but there is more to this country than
Thousands of years of culture and history make western-Europe one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. However, as tour groups and Instagrammers do their best to take a slice of Europe for themselves, it can be hard to find a sense of authenticity.
The wing of the aircraft dips toward the horizon and the Golden Gate Bridge comes into full view. It extends
By Zeke Quezada Spa fanatics can keep their coffee scrubs and mud rubs for themselves. For my money, the best
By Zeke Quezada When you simply need to figure out how to have a reasonable Las Vegas getaway you
By Zeke Quezada As we pay our respects to a great chef, I have reposted this piece from one
By Chrissie Walker It’s not the best-known of Italian regions but Emilia Romagna has several claims to fame. It’s the
By Mike Hiller Guest Contributor, Mike Hiller of EscapeHatchDallas recently spent his time drinking good wine and eating comfortable Italian food
San Francisco is one of those cities that pack a lot of energy into a small footprint. From culturally rich
There is a reason why the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is at the top of your list. When you decide
As you think about where you want to venture for an afternoon of wine tasting and circuitous conversation that leads
By Zeke Quezada When you first lay your eyes on Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos it is hard to
By Zeke Quezada Heading to South Florida is more than an attempt to get away, it becomes a sensory experience
By Chrissie Walker This, for lovers of art, is a calendar event and just as important as Wimbledon Tennis, Chelsea
By Zeke Quezada Gordon Ramsay is a lot nicer when you actually meet him. You expect him to lash out
By Chrissie Walker Qatar has excellent flight links via the quality airline Qatar Airways, and so has become the stop-over
By Zeke Quezada It almost seems like a cliché to celebrate with champagne on a special occasion, but we do
By Chrissie Walker Antwerp is often overlooked by visitors to Europe. They are more likely to head to its more
By Zeke Quezada Travel planning can be stressful and it can be time consuming, isn’t that why travel agents were
By Zeke Quezada When you visit Boston, Massachusetts it is difficult to ignore the rich history of the country and
By Zeke Quezada The flavor is old world Hollywood. The scene is set with an aura of what you used
The Napa Silverado’s Baseball Club is starting their inaugural season in 2018 and will be playing 40 home games at
By Chrissie Walker The name Beaverbrook sounds idyllic and rural, with visions of a forest-fringed stream and a healthy complement
By Zeke Quezada New York City The Five-Borough Budget Tour You decide to visit New York City and then you
By Chrissie Walker There are plenty of inexpensive restaurants in London and many of them are near places that
By Zeke Quezada If you and I are having beer in Las Vegas there is a pretty good chance we
By Chrissie Walker Opium in Chinatown London’s Chinatown is broadly found between Shaftesbury Avenue to the north and Lisle
By Zeke Quezada Heading to the spa is not usually one of those phrases you utter when working with a
By Chrissie Walker Ah, beautiful Portugal, and it’s nearer than you think – there are convenient flight connections via
By Zeke Quezada Do you find your mind wandering? Do you gaze off into the distance with a feeling that maybe
By Chrissie Walker The Hague isn’t the first city one might think of visiting on one’s Big Trip to
By Zeke Quezada When you simply need to figure out how to have a reasonable Las Vegas getaway you simply
By Zeke Quezada Michael Mina is an icon in the culinary world and his restaurants can be found all around
By Chrissie Walker This is a large and rather imposing building set behind an open field, or lawn, where
You step in. You order a cocktail even though you are craving wine. It will dazzle you. You look for
The front of the Quincy Feather Bed Inn brochure reads: Escape from your daily hustle, Relax in our luxurious accommodations.
The air is sweeter in Maui. I am sure of it. It’s as if the sugar cane fields enrich the
By Michael Hiller ( Special Contributor) “Having a winery is more than eating foie gras, filling out government forms and
By Zeke Quezada If your love of food and wine encapsulates your existence and the idea of rubbing elbows with
By Chrissie Walker London now has a reputation as a food destination. True, it hasn’t always been that way
By Zeke Quezada In the doldrums of winter or even in the stiff humidity of summer it is natural
By Zeke Quezada You know who you are; you travel simply to get something good to eat. Yes, you appreciate
Visit Robert Biale Vineyards in Napa Valley to taste their Zinfandel and Petite Syrah and become a member of their
If you were to head east from Downtown Los Angeles you could be in wine country in less than an
By Zeke Quezada What Do Those Names Mean? Did you know that the great grape from the Piedmont region of Italy is
Sounds like the title of an improbable fable or fairy tale but here it all is and not far from
By Zeke Quezada Quintessential Hawaii for me usually includes dark black sand and towering palm trees framed by a blue
By Chrissie Walker Kyoto is a magnet for tourists from inside Japan and beyond. It offers glimpses of a traditional
By Zeke Quezada Find a room in Las Vegas that gives you as much as DJT Lounge at Trump Las
By Chrissie Walker Awamori is the celebrated spirit originating in and unique to the Ryukyu Islands (Nansei Islands in
By Chrissie Walker The Jutes were one of the first Anglo-Saxon tribes to live in this area of Hampshire